Malaysian low-cost carrier Firefly will offer direct flights from Penang to Koh Samui, Thailand starting from August 11, 2012. The schedule will be three round-trip flights per week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
Flight FY3602 will depart Penang at 25:15pm and arrive in Koh Samui, Thailand at 2:45pm local time. The return flight FY3603 will depart Koh Samui at 3:05pm and arrive in Penang at 5:35pm local time. There is a one hour time difference between Malaysia and Thailand.
Firefly also offers direct flights between Kuala Lumpur’s Subang Airport and Koh Samui. The airline initially launched Penang – Koh Samui flights in 2007, but this service was cancelled in one year after due to low interest.
One-way fares for this new route start from 199 MYR ($65 USD) including taxes/surcharges.